WELCOME TO BONHOMME LETTER
Monday, October 21, 2019
Welcome to Bonhomme, and we are excited to get the season started. Below is a TON of info, and we will need for you to read it all. HERE IS THE CHECKLIST FOR WHAT IS IN THE EMAIL:
SHOES and SHOE SWAP_____
PRACTICE TIMES and DAYS_____
INTERESTED IN COACHING?____
FLYING SPIDER NIGHT TICKETS_____
FYI: All AAU and USA wrestlers will receive a DRIFIT BONHOMME TSHIRT(handed out at parent night), and a TEAM HOODIE(this needs to be ordered online, and directions are in the spirit wear section below..
First of ALL, PARENT NIGHT...
At parent night, we will pass out the BONHOMMME TEAM SHIRTS to all registered wrestlers. We will answer any questions and talk you through the season and what to expect!
6-6:30 LITTLE BADGERS
6:30-7... FIRST TIME WRESTLERS(NEW TO BONHOMME)
7-7:30 RETURNING BONHOMME WRESTLERS
1) ORDER GEAR______
All wrestlers competing will need to order the Singlet or Compression top and Fight Shorts.
Many chose to order the complete package, as the 1/4 zip is great to have as well.. Orders need to be in By OCTOBER 30th in order to have them in by Dec 1st for the tournament season.
2) ORDER SPIRIT WEAR_____
All aau and USA wrestlers should order their free sweatshirt(LINK BELOW) ..
you should order any additional spirit wear at the same time(the pajama pants are great for the kids, and the 1/4 zips or sweatshirts are good for parents.... we encourage all parents to represent Bonhomme at tournaments with Bonhomme gear!)
Directions for ordering your INCLUDED(FREE) aau/USA sweatshirt
1) go to the order site
2) select the correct size for each of your USA/aau wrestler from the $0.00 cost sweatshirt that is listed first on the site..
3) order any additional spirit wear..
4) checkout ... and pay for any additional items in the cart..
5) print or screenshot the recipt for your records..
PLEASE BRING ANY OLD WRESTLING SHOES THAT DO NOT FIT ANYMORE TO PARENT NIGHT AND WE WILL HAVE A SHOE SWAP....
OR: order/buy shoes and headgear(dicks sporting goods and amazon has a good selection online, and the returns are easy at the store if you need to return)
a basic headgear that works is below, but any that you like is fine...
FIRST PRACTICE IS THURSDAY NOV 7th:
ALL AAU and USA wrestlers(BEGINNER AND ADVANCED) will practice every Tuesday and Thursday
ALL PRACTICES ARE AT LAFAYETTE HS:
6-8 ADVANCED AND BEGINNERS
FYI: spirit wear and Gear are 2 seperate links....
PLEASE PRINT A RECEIPT FOR ALL ORDERS FOR YOUR RECORDS: THIS WILL BE YOUR PROOF IF THE ORDER GETS MESSED UP!!
LITTLE BADGERS 2 things to do
1) order SPIRIT WEAR... While not included in the price, many of the little badgers will order the team sweathsirt($25) as well as pajama pants, .....1/4 zips or tshirts for parents... its high quality and will last...
2) YOU ARE WELCOME and ENCOURAGED TO ORDER any of the gear if you are interested..(singlets and gear are not required, but are good to have if you are interested... they can wear the singlet or compression top for practice... the compression top doubles as a good swim shirt too!!!)
INTERESTED IN COACHING?
WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR EXTRA HELP! WE ARE 100% VOLUNTEER!
whether you have a wrestling background or not, we need passionate coaches willing to help out. Our lead coaches will run the practices, but having others to assist wrestlers, and work with them is needed.
We have over 150 wrestlers and are always looking for extra hands:
YOU WILL NEED TO FOLLOW THE LINK and GET YOUR NON-ATHLETE AAU CARD...it does a background check and a short online course..
once you have been approved and receive your card, bring it with you to all practices, and we will also get you a BONHOMME COACHES TSHIRT to identify you to the kids...
WE WILL HAVE THESE AT PARENT NIGHT , SO BRING A COPY OF YOUR COACHING CARD WITH YOU!
This also allows you on the floor to help out at tournaments, as well as getting you in free at most of them..
SO: FREE SHIRT.. FREE ENTRY TO TOURNAMENTS.. and you get to help Kids!!!
GET YOUR FRIENDS AND OTHERS SIGNED UP ASAP, as space is limited and we are filling up quickly!
FLYING SPIDER NIGHT:
Bonhomme has rented out the entire facility at FLYING SPIDER for SUNDAY NOV 24th(right before Thanksgiving)......
With it only being us in there...They allow the kids to play hard and be kids a little more than normal!
We have 120 tickets @ $20 to sell for the jumpers.. this is cheaper than the regular price and also includes their socks.......
NON JUMPERS(parents) do not need a ticket.... but many do buy one, as its fun for adults too!!!
FRIENDS AND FAMILY ARE ALL WELCOME!
PLEASE BRING CASH to PARENT NIGHT TO BUY THE TICKETS... IF ANY ARE LEFT AFTER PARENT NIGHT, WE WILL HAVE THEM FOR SALE AT THE FIRST PRACTICE....
EMAIL ME OR CALL WITH ANY QUESTIONS..